Covid-19

Contributors

Hannah is one of the Future of Law blog’s digital and technical editors. She graduated from Northumbria University with a degree in History and Politics and previously freelanced for News UK, before working as a senior news editor for LexisNexis.

Electra Japonas is the founder and CEO of The Law Boutique, a challenger law firm that is bringing law into the 21st century. The Law Boutique takes a uniquely holistic, customer-first approach to delivering high quality legal, operational and strategic support to fast-growth businesses.

Electra started The Law Boutique in 2017 having spent over ten years in various large organisations in commercial legal and data protection roles, including the European Space Agency, Disney, BAT and EY. She realised there was a gap in the market for a legal company that took a more holistic approach to legal support, beyond just the law. The penny dropped when in her last role at BAT, she spent four months negotiating a multi-million pound agreement for an IT project with the support of a big expensive law firm, only to come out of the negotiation and have to re-draft the whole agreement when the business was unable to understand most of what it said. She spent another few months translating the agreement into plain English, introducing visual guides to explain how the various teams need to operate to reach the right outcomes and building tech tools to streamline the contract management process.

Electra is passionate about bringing innovation, design-thinking and strategy to the legal sphere and building a business that is truly going to make a difference in the way people experience, expect and deliver legal support.

About

News

Featured Articles
Latest Articles
SA-0320-055-sanitizer-189x144
6 Apr 2020

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has introduced a new form for reporting ads related to coronavirus (COVID-19). The form is intended to assist the ASA in its aim...

21845977_l
6 Apr 2020

Local Government analysis: Amy Stirton, associate at Forbes, looks at antisocial behaviour and emergency injunctions during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak....

SA-0320-055-emptyshelf-500x255
6 Apr 2020

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a new service, which enables individuals to report businesses which are behaving unfairly during the coronavirus...

SA-1019-028-925x286(2)Corporate 2
6 Apr 2020

LNB News 06/04/2020 12 The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has announced that the issuing of guidance concerning data processing will be brought forward as a...

6 Apr 2020

Law 360: With a focus on treatment of customers and the markets continuing to operate, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published guidance to assist firms in...

6 Apr 2020

Law360, Expert Analysis: Parties to cross-border transactions must consider that legal concepts with varying meanings across diverse jurisdictions may be applicable in...

SA-0320-055-workingsick-925x286
6 Apr 2020

Employment analysis: Following Acas revising their Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for employers and employees on using holiday, David Reade QC and Daniel Northall of...

SA-1019-028-500x255(1)Dispute_Resolution 3
3 Apr 2020

Dispute Resolution analysis: Jim Cormack QC and Julian Diaz-Rainey, partners at Pinsent Masons, explore the options available to businesses whose operations are or may be...

SA-0320-055-phonebooth-189x144
3 Apr 2020

Local Government analysis: Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the government has announced various measures to help businesses. Marcus Barclay, partner, and...

SA-0320-055-scientist-925x286
3 Apr 2020

Restructuring and Insolvency analysis: Kate Rogers, barrister at Radcliffe Chamber, discusses the proposed new insolvency rules which are aimed at supporting businesses...

The Latest
ASA launches coronavirus (COVID-19) reporting form
Covid-19

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has introduced a new form for reporting ads related to coronavirus (COVID-19). The form is intended to assist the ASA in its aim...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)—social landlord takes enforcement action against antisocial tenant
Covid-19

Local Government analysis: Amy Stirton, associate at Forbes, looks at antisocial behaviour and emergency injunctions during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak....

Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Service to report businesses behaving unfairly launched
Covid-19

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a new service, which enables individuals to report businesses which are behaving unfairly during the coronavirus...

EDPB to issue data processing guidance amid coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis
Covid-19

LNB News 06/04/2020 12 The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has announced that the issuing of guidance concerning data processing will be brought forward as a...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) unlikely to excuse UK financial Regulation violations
Covid-19

Law 360: With a focus on treatment of customers and the markets continuing to operate, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published guidance to assist firms in...

Tackling uncertainty in pandemic-related international disputes
Covid-19

Law360, Expert Analysis: Parties to cross-border transactions must consider that legal concepts with varying meanings across diverse jurisdictions may be applicable in...

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: an addendum on annual leave
Covid-19

Employment analysis: Following Acas revising their Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for employers and employees on using holiday, David Reade QC and Daniel Northall of...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)—contractual rights, co-operation and dispute resolution—when and how to act
Covid-19

Dispute Resolution analysis: Jim Cormack QC and Julian Diaz-Rainey, partners at Pinsent Masons, explore the options available to businesses whose operations are or may be...

Business Rates and coronavirus (COVID-19)
Covid-19

Local Government analysis: Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the government has announced various measures to help businesses. Marcus Barclay, partner, and...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) new insolvency rules
Covid-19

Restructuring and Insolvency analysis: Kate Rogers, barrister at Radcliffe Chamber, discusses the proposed new insolvency rules which are aimed at supporting businesses...

Trending Topics